Disasters in Scotland: Fires in Scotland, Massacres in Scotland, Mining Disasters in Scotland, Natural Disasters in Scotland Description
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Fires in Scotland, Massacres in Scotland, Mining disasters in Scotland, Natural disasters in Scotland, Transport disasters in Scotland, Dunblane massacre, Massacre of Glencoe, Battle of Dunaverty, Piper Alpha, 1994 Scotland RAF Chinook crash, Tay Bridge disaster, Stockline Plastics factory explosion, Ibrox disaster, Stotfield fishing disaster, Battle of May Island, 2009 Buachaille Etive M r avalanche, Cheapside Street Whisky Bond Fire, Moray Firth fishing disaster, Cowgate, Kelvinbridge railway station, Burngrange mining disaster, Massacre of Monzievaird, Storegga Slide, Glen Cinema Disaster, Massacre of Tranent, 2002 Glasgow floods, Eyemouth disaster, Paisley canal disaster, Clarkston explosion, River Dee Ferry Boat Disaster, Muckle Spate, Dunoon Massacre, Firth, Shetland, 1906 Dundee fire. Excerpt: The Battle of Dunaverty was a battle and siege of Dunaverty Castle, Kintyre, Scotland in 1647. The battle and siege was fought between the Covenanter army under the command of General David Leslie and 200-300 Highland troops under the command of Archibald Og of Sanda. After the Battle of Rhunahaorine Moss, the remaining Royalist army of Alasdair Mac Colla fled to Kinlochkilkerran where a fleet of birlinn's transported many of the troops to Ireland, while others fled to Dunaverty to be transported to Ireland and Dunyvaig Castle. About 200-300 men who could not be transported or did not wish to leave Scotland, prepared to defend Dunaverty Castle. Upon the arrival of the Covenanter army, they laid siege to the castle and made small raids against the forces of the castle. After being able to capture the water supply for the castle, the defenders who were running out of water requested a surrender on just terms. After agreeing to surrender and leaving the castle, the men, women and children were put to the sword at the requ...
Disasters in Scotland: Fires in Scotland, Massacres in Scotland, Mining Disasters in Scotland, Natural Disasters in Scotland
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